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Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
Andre Gide
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If you do not know his language, you will never understand a foreigner`s silence.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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The more you judge, the less you love.
Honore de Balzac
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Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Joseph Addison
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Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
Albert Einstein
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Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman`s punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.
Helen Rowland
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Love is a reality which is born in the fairy region of romance.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.
Otto von Bismarck
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Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
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He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.
Leonardo da Vinci
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When people fear the government, there is tyranny. When government fears the people, there is liberty.
Thomas Paine
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No cord or cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.
Robert Burton
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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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People need good lies. There are too many bad ones.
Kurt Vonnegut
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Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein
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Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Franz Kafka
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He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
George Bernard Shaw
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Woman is a vulgar animal from whom man has created an excessively beautiful ideal.
Gustave Flaubert
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